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, president obama has been making calls to the middle east. >> i want to express my thanks to president obama. >> reporter: here, in israel, the government has taken this battle to social media. its official twitter field has blasted out threats to hamas. it warned yesterday that no hamas operatives, whether low level or senior leaders, show their faces above ground in the days ahead. hamas fired back with this tweet, "our blessed hands will reach your leader and soldiers wherever they are. you opened hell gaeflts on yourselves." just days after winning re-election, the president is now faced with a widened conflict that has the potential to destabilize an already unstable region. >> i think the number one worry at the white house today was containment. they want to contain this crisis, because they can imagine scenarios where it gets much more out of control than it has already. >> reporter: this is the first israel/palestinian conflict of the new middle east. the arab spring has raised all sorts of new questions for the united states. for instance, its friend egypt used to be able to keep t
fletcher in tel aviv. thanks. >> "the new york times" reports that the obama administration has been given an assessment about what intervention in syria might require. the pentagon says a u.s. military effort to seize the stockpile of chemical weapons require upward of 75,000 troops and the "times" reports that senior american officials are concerned that the militant group hezbollah have set up training camps near the chemical weapons depots. >>> four people were killed in texas when a freight train slammed into a parade float carrying wounded veterans. this is just terrible. the accident happened at a railroad crossing in midland, texas, as the float tried to get around the safety gates and lights. the float was made with a flat bed trailer with chairs for each of the veterans. in addition to the four deaths, others were injured. >> this may be one of the most tragic events we've had in our town and it's a sad day. i shook their hands and saw them personally, met their wives. it truly was an honor to be in their presence. these guys are true american heroes. >> secretary of defense leon
. >> pelley: a lot of uncertainty foing into the night. alan, thank you. president obama picked up the phone today, hoping to prevent a all-out war. nancy cordes is at the white house for us tonight. nancy. >> reporter: scott, both the ntesident and the vice president have now spoken to israeli prime minister netanyahu, and despite some tensions between these tensrs recently, we're told the two men expressed their support heirisrael's right to defend itself while also urging him to try to limit civilian casualties. white house officials told us today the onus is on hamas and l t on israel to try to de- calalate this conflict. hey say they've reached out to other allies in the region, like turkey, asking them to pass that o hamge along to hamas as well. in fact, secretary of state ldinton, we're told, reached out to egypt's foreign minister today, asking him to deliver that message personally when he visits gaza tomorrow, scott. >> pelley: nancy, thank you very much. today, a congressional investigation had a look at video recorded by security nmeras the night of the attack on the u.s. consul
the road. >> assembly man, thank you. >>> romney says obama bought the election. let's play "hardball." ♪ >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews in washington. let me start tonight with this. you'd have thought that mitt romney would have stopped this crap. during the campaign he was out there selling it, that president obama was buying black votes by dumping the work requirement for welfare. remember that little sugar plum? it had it all, the accusation that minority voters could be scarfed up with a little chump change. throw them a little something and the votes would come pouring back. here he was yesterday, romney, schmoozing with his donor base about how the whole thing went wrong. it seems the president did a little wholesale purchasing, he said. he bought the minority with health care and bought the students with free student loans. great work there, mitt. you're at it again with your double barrels. one, claims that aren't true, and, two, that old dog whistle of yours. fact. people in the income bracket you mentioned have to kick in to get health care. fact, student
. derek. >> i won't. thank you, gary. >>> you can see the entire video of mr. obama discussing decriminalizing marijuana on our website, wusa9.com. >>> a tragic ending to a parade honoring wounded veterans. four people are dead, 17 injured after a train hit their float. this was the seen in midland texas a few hours ago. the vets were on their way to a bank wet when they were hit by a -- banquet when they were hit by a train. >>> tomorrow former cia director david petraeus will appear on capitol hill. this will be his first public appearance since he resigned last week. pethokoukis will be meeting with lawmakers behind closed doors and discussing that attack on the u.s. consulate inbenghazi. earlier today members of the president's national security team answered lawmakers' questions. congress now trying to piece together what happened before, during, and after the attack which killed ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. >>> and tomorrow president obama welcomes congressional leaders to the white house where they will be discussing that fiscal cliff and trying to
writes the daily column "the cable." thanks for being here. >> thanks for having me. >> president obama yesterday in his press conference basically accused john mccain of grandstanding, trying to gin up the tragedy into something he and the republicans can get political gain from. how did that play out today with john mccain and the way the rest of congress is viewing him on this? >> right. so you've been covering this well in the sense that republicans are not used to the obama administration pushing back. they're not used to the obama coming with a fire in the belly and really confronting them on accusations and insinuations that they've been launching for the last four years without a lot of resistance, without a lot of contradiction. let's remember the politicization of the benghazi issue started with the mitt romney campaign, on the night of the attack. he then harangued the entire republican caucus into joining him on that. now the mitt romney campaign is gone leaving guys like john mccain holding the bag. he's committed to the strategy and has to go forward. now that president ob
are being fired from. >> martin fletcher live for us in tel aviv. martin, thanks so much. >>> elsewhere, "the new york times" reports that the defense department has given the obama administration an assessment of what possible intervention in syria might require. as syrian forces battle opposition groups the pentagon says a u.s. military group to seize their stockpile of weapons would require upwards of 75,000 troops. the times reports that senior american officials are concerned that the militant group hezbollah has set up training camps near some of the chemical weapons depots. >>> four people were killed in texas when a freight train slammed into a parade float carrying wounded veterans. this is just terrible. the accident happened at a railroad crossing in mid land, texas, as the float tried to get around the safety gates and lights. the float was made from a flatbed trailer with a chair for each veteran. in addition to the four deaths, 17 people were injured. mid land's mayor reacted to the accident. >> this may be one of the most tragic events we've had in our town and it's a sad
. thanks for ruining my theory. >>> up next, president obama toured some of the hardest-hit parts of the new york area as the recovery continues after hurricane sandy. there's chuck schumer right behind him. this is "hardball," the place for politics. ng you ship my gifs couldn't be easier. well, having a ton of locations doesn't hurt. and my daughter loves the santa. oh, ah sir. that is a customer. let's not tell mom. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. fedex office. >>> mitt romney failed to carry his home state of massachusetts and the romney/ryan ticket didn't win paul ryan's home state of wisconsin either. 20 presidential tickets in american history have lost both their home states, although romney and ryan are the first to reach that level of futility since 1972 when george mcgovern and sargent shriver didn't carry either of their home states, south dakota or maryland. we'll be right back. ♪ [ male announcer ] how could switchgrass in argentina, change engineering in dubai, aluminum production in south africa, and the aerospace industry in the u.s.? at t. row
of president obama? as they say past is pro logged. joining us is historian michael berb loss. >> thanks, thomas. some believe there can be a second term curse. how does president obama avoid that? >> well, in a way he may not be able to because sometimes there's an event. we saw this oil rig thing in the gulf of mexico, thank god doesn't look as if it's going to be like the bp. harry truman had to deal with the invasion of korea. he couldn't foresee that. a couple things a president can do, avert crisis. nixon, reagan, clinton had crises in their second term, cast a shadow. the more important thing make sure he doesn't overreach, doesn't do something like johnson did, wage a whole vietnam war that went way beyond his political support and destroyed him. >> people would look at the first four years and think that the president may have overreached in certain areas there. in -- >> but successfully. >> so people might anticipate he could really come out swinging in the next four years with accomplishments. >> absolutely. optional -- he did health care, gay marriage, several other things, s
would place the blame on president obama. >> all right. thank you, maggie. appreciate it. >>> now to white house correspondent briana keiller. briana is talking about the four congressional leaders who were called to the meeting to the white house, calling it constructive. so, briana, that's a word that they use all the time. it doesn't really reveal very much. do we think there was any movement at all, any willingness to work together? >> i think so. maybe they do use that word a lot or they say productive, but i saw something today at the white house that i'm not sure that i have ever seen before, and that is the four of them standing together at a mai microphone trying to inspire some confidence that they're going to move forward with this and do so not in a way that really takes it to the edge. you heard from leader reid. he said we're not going to wait until the last day in december. leader pelosi said before christmas that she wants to inspire confidence in the markets and in consumers, so listen to what all four of them said. some pretty positive notes they were sounding. >
11th attack on the u.s. mission in libya, his testimony now raises more questions about the obama administration's account in the days after the assault. chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge reports from capitol hill. good evening. >> thank you, the former cia director is used to coming in the front door and today shunned reporters and entered the loading dock and briefed the house and senate intelligence committee. the former cia director was pushed to explain why today he said he believed it was terrorism from the start when on september 14th, according to a senior republican in the house, the directors emphasis was on the anti-islam film. >> his testimony today was that from the start he had told us that this was a terrorist attack, a terrorist involved from the start. i told him my questions i had direct questions. >> one democrat said the disagreements come down to a basic issue. >> the more significant issue was the element of planning and who was responsible and that wasn't clear. to what degree this was planned. >> a congressional source familiar with this w
and persistence. the region will continue to be a priority for the obama administration. thank you for your patience and allowing me to give you this laydown and preview of the trip. i will be happy to take a few of your questions. thank you, everybody. >> we will take a few questions. there are microphones. identify yourself and ask your question. dr. henry, is there anything you'd like to start with? >> i pay him so i get to ask the first question. thank you very much. it is interesting. i do want to go back to this fourth bullet. you talk about a framework that engages in a constructive way. that becomes the central question. our impulse is to see dark motives behind each other's actions. domestically we are pressured to get it done. to have a constructive relationship, we have to design one that does not look to our friends and allies in southeast asia that we are cutting a deal behind their back. what do you think will be the elements of a constructive framework that would reassure china that we recognize their role as a superpower in the region but does look like we are ceding ground
with the neighborhoods. whether from open space or library to chinese rec center. obama says the best is yet to come. we are looking forward to improving in this part. thans. >> thank you. >> any other public comment on this item? being none public comment is closed. >> commissioner lowe. >> thank you, president beal. i would like to echo the comments. my grandparents grew up in an sro. i always wondered why i had to bring toilet paper. many of those descriptions hit my hard during my childhood. would like to make the following motion. first to the make the finding that adopt finding of the planning commission and resolution, prioritizing china town as high needs neighborhood and prioritize early investment in open space and parks. to also make the finding -- adopt as our own objectives of planning commission in their resolution in improving the open space in china town. would also like to ask the department to seek funding to implement the resolution and our finding so that it is consistent with the transit center district plan. and to hopefully bring all these great things into fruition. >> thank you.
, the opportunity the democrats t w here's barack obama, that' enthu > let me just say this. americans so it's de mich ed show." thanks so much. remember to question there at the bo share your thoughts @edshow and on fac >>> h folks. senator bernie sa progressives have a mand protect the middl this fiscal cliff. e.j. dionne and join me. stay with us. we're coming right back on "the ed show." >>> coming up, bernie sanders stands up for the middle class while republican leaders try to hold the line for the millionaires. ruth conif and e.j. dionne join me for the discussion next. >>> big city mayors are trying to stop in these negotiations. minneapolis mayor r.t. rybak is leading the charge and is with us tonight. >>> if you can't beat them, impeach them. we'll have the latest right wing attempt to take down president obama with "newsweek's" michael tomasky. share your thoughts with us on facebook and twitter using #edshow. >>> welcome back to "the ed to his underarm. axiron, the only underarm treatment for low t, can restore testosterone levels back to normal in most men. axiron is not for use in w
taxpayer dollars at work. >> eamon jarvis, thank you very much. >>> sure, obama care may guarantee you health insurance. but what good is it if you can't get any health care? a new study warns that obama care will drive doctor pay so low we're going to face a doctor shortage very soon and one of those real private practice doctors who faces the crunch is going to join us in the next half hour. many thanks now. question, what's the average salary where you work? 40,000 bucks, 50,000 bucks, 60,000 bucks? at lipa, the long island power authority, a public institution, it's $102,000. that's right. and more than half of the employees there make six figures. this power agency still doesn't have all the lights on in hard-hit shore communities. almost 2 1/2 weeks after superstorm sandy. lipa acts as a general manager that farms out the actual power operations to the national grid. more than 21,000 lipa customers are still without power. and they are making awfully good money. >>> president obama read a letter at his press conference yesterday from a romney voter in tennessee who urged him to m
'm out of here. >> thanks to you at home for joining us for the next hour. president obama was in new york city serving damage from hurricane sandy alongside new york governor andrew cuomo and new york city mayor michael bloomberg. in the immediate aftermath of the storm the president spent time in new jersey alongside governor chris christie. mayor bloomberg specifically asked the president to please not come to new york city at that time, so the logistics and security arrangements around his visit wouldn't get in the way of the immediate recovery effort. but now with two weeks or so gone by, the president today announced that he is putting a cabinet official, housing secretary, in charge of the federal level of the rebuilding efforts after the storm. and he made that announcement from hard-hit staten island. >> during difficult times like this, we're reminded that we're bound together. and we have to look out for each other. and a lot of the things that seem important, the petty differences melt away and we focus on what binds us together and that we as americans are going to stand
on little issues can get you elected. >> you had to bring obama into a possum. >> that's a lot. thanks a lot. >>> is it true some don't have the youth? it is just a question. look, it is people pouring moves. >>> are twinkies onies on the b ri nkies? they were returning to work at 5:00 p.m. we are live at 3:40 a.m. it began after the bakery employees rejected a contract that cut wages and benefits. hostess that makes ho-ho's and wonder bread is not backing down either. said a company spokesperson, quote, we do not have the financial resources to survive an on going national strike. also we hate america. >> what? >> i added the last part. let's discuss in the -- >> lightning round. >> joe, it is bad enough we may be looking at the loss of great, healthy foods like twinkies, but it means 18,000 lost jobs. can the country handle that right now? can you? >> the country cannot handle the loss of jobs. i cannot ham the loss of twinkies. the bonus is unemployed women, low self-esteem and more sex for me. >> are you a glass half full guy. >> it is a direct result of michelle obama's war on junk food
for another your money report now. >> jessica doyle is back and monitoring the fiscal cliff. jess? >> thanks so much. today president obama is meeting with congressional leaders at the white house about the fiscal cliff. the cliff of course is that package of spending cuts and tax hikes that will hit all of us in the new year if congress doesn't act to avert it. joining us now with her finger on the pulse of the nation. the co-founder of pock box. thanks so much for coming in this morning. it's a local start-up. what you do is you -- get e- mails from voters and you authenticate them into letters and you hand deliver them to congress. it's fascinating what you guys do. but what are you finding? is there open outcry about the fiscal cliff? >> now that the election is over, we're seeing an uptick in activity around issues remitted to the fiscal cliff and -- related to the fiscal cliff and primarily we're seeing a lot of energy around sequestration, middle class tax cuts, and this is a really tricky time for people. so they're very concerned. >> well, let's take a look at some of the data point
. preteti arla, live for us in washington. thanks, preeti. >>> and today in washington, president obama holds critical meetings with lawmakers about ways to avoid the tax increases and spending cuts, known as the fiscal cliff. and later, the president gathers input from the naacp, the aarp, as well as other advocacy groups, as well. >>> it's time for the weather from across this country. wet along the california coast for most of the day. rain expected to spread up the coast to seattle and portland later in the day. and at night, the mid-atlantic region will see a few showers. scattered snow across the desert southwest. >> it is warmer than usual in colorado springs. 50s in chicago and indianapolis. fargo is the cold spot today at 37. honolulu, doesn't that sound nice? will enjoy a high of 83. >> life is tough in hawaii. >>> when we come back, how low can they go? new mortgage rates like we've never seen before. >>> and the future of twinkies, hanging in the balance today. will it all end with some sweet sorrow? >>> and twihards hit the midnight showings of the final "twilight" movie. a
, martin, thank you. >>> "the new york times" reports that the defense department has given the obama administration an assessment of what this might entail. the pentagon says a u.s. military effort to seize syria's stockpiles of chemical weapons would require upward of 75,000 troops and "the times" reports that senior american officials are concerned that hezbollah has set up camp near the chemical weapons depose. the white house declined to comment. >>> four people were killed in texas when a freight train slammed into a parade float carrying wounded veterans. this is just terrible. it's an accident that happened at a railroad crossing in midland, texas, as the float tried to get around the safety gates and lights. the float was made with a flatbed trailer. in addition to the four deaths, there were 17 people injured. m midland's mayor reacted to the accident. >> this may be one of the most tragic events we've had in our town and it's a sad day. i shook their hands and saw them personally and met their wives. it truly was an honor to be in their presence. these guys are true america
, thank you. straight ahead, republican lawheadachers ripping into the obama administration. congressman rosh bacher saying is here next. find out how popular restaurants may cover rising health care costs. we don't think you will like this one. where others fail, droid powers through. introducing the new droid razr maxx hd by motorola. now more than ever droid does. >> greta: congressman dana rohrabacher telling the affairs committee, saying this administration has died to the american and the arrogance and dishonesto is breathtaking. good evening. >> good evening. >> greta: you say they lied. what do you think they lied about? >> for six days after the attack and we just heard from a member of the intelligence committee who saw the film, they knew within hour, if not write away that this was an organized, harm armed hit job by al qaeda, probably. but an organized commanded effort to murder our people. yet for six days after that, they were telling the american people that this was movie rage. this was a crowd getting out of control in order -- and then they measuredded our ambassador,
for the future of this country and the future of your family. >> bill: all right. thanks very much. good discussion. ahead, why were there voting shah unanimous begans, or were there, in philadelphia? megyn kelly has been investigating a rather bizarre situation. later, greg gutfeld says president obama's feigning anger in the susan rice libya situation. he will explain up ahead >> bill: kelly file segment. city of philadelphia, there are 59 divisions where no one voted for mitt romney. no one. that apparently translated into president obama getting 19,600 votes. mitt romney getting nothing. is that even possible? here now, fox news anchor megyn kelly who anchored the election coverage for us last week. 19,600 to 0. >> it didn't go that well for mitt romney in certain districts within the philadelphia precinct. >> bill: this is impossible. i'm sorry. one or two people -- >> no. well -- >> bill: no. >> same thing happened with mccain! same thing! >> bill: did it really? how many did mccain get? >> there were 59 voting districts. 57, mccain got none. zero. not one. >> bill: you know, they
werner, thanks, anna. at the white house today president obama met with congressional leaders to try to work out a deal to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. that's the combination o severe budget cuts and tax hikes that will go into effect in january if there's no agreement on the budget. nancy cordes is at the white house and, nancy, it appears that everyone's at least a bit more optimistic now, right? >> reporter: that's right, anthony. today's meeting was just the first step and the outlines of a deal are still far from clear. but in the wake of last week's election, leaders from both sides appear more eager to compromise with one another than they have perhaps in years. >> i think we're all aware that we have some urgent business to do. >> reporter: the president, vice president and four top congressional leaders insisted they are willing to put their own sacred cows on the line to get a deal and calm jittery financial markets. >> to show our seriousness, we've put revee on the table. as long as it's accompanied by significant spending cuts. >> reporter: in the meeting, house spe
. jechlt dion, great to have you on the program. thanks so much. >> good do be with you. >>> next, the real cost of the fiscal cliff. president obama gets a firsthand look at what's really at stake in cities across the country. >>> and while john mccain was out complaining about the lack of details given on benghazi, he misses a key briefing offering details about benghazi. richard wolffe will weigh in. stay with us. it's a new day. if you're a man with low testosterone, you should know that axiron is here. the only underarm treatment for low t. that's right, the one you apply to the underarm. axiron is not for use in women or anyone younger than 18. axiron can transfer to others through direct contact. women, especially those who are or who may become pregnant, and children should avoid contact where axiron is applied as unexpected signs of puberty in children or changes in body hair or increased acne in women may occur. report these signs and symptoms to your doctor if they occur. tell your doctor about all medical conditions and medications. do not use if you have prostate or breast canc
are learning that it was more of the same from team obama, questions that went unanswered, finger-pointing and thanks to the least transparent white house in history, it appears the widespread coverup continues. hear directly from two congressmen who were in the room to hear the testimony of the director of national intelligence, james clapper, and the acting cia director, michael morel. the major flashpoint came when administration officials were pressed on the so-called benghazi talking points. in other words, who was responsible for creating the false narrative that the attack was the result of a youtube video. and who sent ambassador rice on five separate sunday shows to tell the world to rest easy because al qaeda was not responsible. sadly, our sources have told us that neither person provided answers to the important, critical questions, so republicans are now demanning that a select committee be formed to investigate this matter. one was formed to look into watergate, but unlike watergate, this scandal cost lives. four brave americans are dead and a united states ambassado
, great to have you on the program. thanks so much. >> good do be with you. >>> next, the real cost of the fiscal cliff. president obama gets a firsthand look at what's really at stake in cities across the country. >>> and while john mccain was out complaining about the lack of details given on benghazi, he misses a key briefing offering details about benghazi. richard wolffe will weigh in. stay with us. the truth about mascara is... it clumps. introducing a revolutionary new mascara. clump crusher...crusher. 200% more volume. zero clumps. new clump crusher from easy, breezy, beautiful covergirl. [ male announcer ] why not talk to someone who's sleeping on the most highly recommended bed in america? ask me about my tempur-pedic. ask me how fast i fall asleep. ask me about staying asleep. [ male announcer ] tempur-pedic owners are more satisfied than owners of any traditional mattress brand. for 6 days only, get 0% apr financing with up to five years to pay. to learn more, visit tempurpedic.com. don't wait. five-year special financing ends november 20th. tempur-pedic. the most highly
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